Frequently Asked Question (FAQ’s)

Q1.    What is the system of education at BUMDC?

Ans. BUMDC has a hybrid type system and both large class format (lectures) and small group class format sessions (small group discussions) are used to deliver information to the students. Scenario based teaching methods are used to create interest among the students about the subject and to broaden their base of knowledge. Moreover problem based learning (PBL) tool is also applied for the self empowerment of the students. Evidence based medicine is the recent tool being used as one of the teaching methods. All the subjects are integrated to have better comprehension of the medical curriculum.

Q2.   Is BUMDC recognized by PMDC?

Ans. Yes, BUMDC is recognized by the PMDC.

Q3.   How students are facilitated in their education?

Ans. The students are facilitated by the mentoring system throughout their educational process and stay at the BUMDC. There is one mentor for every 10 students. The mentor, a faculty member is responsible to facilitate the student in his/ her academic activities.

Q4. What is the overall marking scheme in each professional year?

Ans.Ten percent (10 %) marks are reserved for internal evaluation and 90% for the professional (annual) examination conducted by the Bahria University. Internal evaluation includes continuous assessment test(CAT), three module examinations test, problem based learning(PBL), journal, assignments, attendance, objective structured practical examination (OSPE), objective structured clinical examination (OSCE), Viva, field visits, evidence based medicine and behavior of the student at the campus.

Q5. How are student`s kept aware of emerging trends in medical education?

Ans. We invite eminent speakers forguest talk lectures from abroad as well as our national experts to
create awareness among students regarding current issues of public health, their suggested remedies and emerging trends and innovations in the field of medical education. Besides, symposia and seminars are also conducted to groom our students.

Q6. Is there any age limit for applying for admission to Bahria University Medical & Dental College?

Ans. No.

Q7. Is there any restriction on year of passing to apply in Bahria University Medical & Dental College?

Ans. No, there is no such restriction for applying to Bahria University Medical & Dental College.

Q8. Are there any scholarships available for the medical students?

Ans. Yes, Merit scholarship on University Professional Examination.

Q9. Does the college have hostel facility?

Ans. Yes, there is limited hostel facility available for both boys and girls. The allocation of hostel seat is on first come first serve basis.

Q10. Are the students offered admission on self finance basis?

Ans. No, Admissions are strictly and purely on basis of merit.

Q11. Can a student apply on an overseas Pakistani seat?

Ans. Only candidates who fulfill the criteria of being an overseas Pakistani can apply for these seats. Details regarding these seats can be obtained from the BUMDC admission office.

Q12. What is the mode of payment of college dues?

Ans. College dues have to be paid annually, in lump sum for a period of one year. All dues must be paid in advance for each year payments have to be made in the form of demand draft or pay order in favor of “Bahria University”.